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Jan 18, 2010 5:00am EST
brings us to our "watercooler question of the day." how close do you think america is to realizing dr. king's dream? you can e-mail your response to >> and a reminder for this martin luther king jr. holiday. federal, state and local government offices and courts will be closed in observance of the holiday. banks and post offices will also be closed. and baltimore city will hold its 10th annual martin luther king day parade later today. the event kicks off at noon at the intersection of martin luther king boulevard and yiew taw -- eutaw street. come up a wrong turn leaves a pennsylvania woman hanging, literally. >> the race is on to fill the late ted kennedy's senate seat. how the cult could determine the fate of health care reform. >> and this is the beltway at liberty road. it looks ok right there. volume a little light. more when we come back. >> welcome back. good morning. the time is 5:10. a couple of clouds. but the rain we had yesterday and last night is gone now. it should be a dry monday morning commute. temperature is 41 degrees at the maryland science
Jan 4, 2010 5:00am EST
that plane headed to america. >> now in custody, investigators are questioning the accused bomb better al qaeda in yemen. >> there is advantage to talking to us in terms of plea agreements. we're going to pursue that. >> critics say the case doesn't belong in civilian court. >> if we had treated this christmas day bomber as a terrorist, he would have immediately been interrogated military style. >> in yemen today the u.s. and british embassies remain closed citing threats by al qaeda. president obama leaves tomorrow -- meets tomorrow with his security team on the incident and what's being done. as for the new screening rules, one senator vutle u.s. airlines -- us suggests u.s. airlines refuse fly out of airports that don't comply. coming up, a man trapped inside his car. why it took so long to rescue him. >> a manhunt for a man accused of killing his family ends. how a popular tv show helped track him down. >> and a live look over the baltimore area. another cold morning. more on weather and traffic when we come back. [ woman ] once she switches to new swiffer wetjet, it will cl
Jan 22, 2010 5:00am EST
will be corporate america. >> a victory for corporations looking to give financial support to political campaigns as the supreme court reverses decisions. >> traffic on the beltway at walerga road. we will get a closer look at we will get a closer look at traffic in addition [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> welcome back. 10 minutes after 5:00, 37 degrees at the maryland science center downtown. most spots are above freezing. the roads should be ok. not disabled see a little rain or snow showers passing by. -- that is not to say that you will not see a little rain shower or snow shower passing by. nothing happening in the city at the present. there's a 55% chance of light rain, sleet, or snow this morning and into this afternoon. temperatures are above freezing except in the far western suburbs. 32 in gaithersburg. 36 in trucksville and ed wood, 37 in chestertown. if to -- 36 in edgewood. >> the supreme court ruling allowing corporations to spend freely on political campaigns are now able to spend as much as they want to support or oppose candidates.
Jan 20, 2010 5:00am EST
. bank of america, wells fargo, jp morgan, and another banker scheduled to release their reports. citigroup says the consumer credit and mortgage market is still a challenge. keep an eye on ibm today. sales dropped in the fourth quarter. they got hit hard as a business customers tightened spending. futures looking lower for the start of things. we had a rally yesterday. gains led by healthcare and technology companies. employers are getting hit with higher payroll taxes. 36 states have increased the annual tax businesses play to finance unemployment benefits. it has climbed 159% in maryland. taxes are making up for a drop in employment. and may put more people out of work. that is business at the new york stock exchange. back to you. >> thanks. a new study out today shows children are spending more time consuming entertainment media these days. they are consuming seven hours and 38 minutes per day of entertainment media. it is more than 53 hours a week. many news more than one type of media at a time. kids are singing 10 hours during a day. researchers hope this study will help p
Jan 27, 2010 5:00am EST
set of circumstances. >> and america is still standing as president obama tries to recapture the wave of optimism he rode into office. he will say that new faces and fresh energy is needed to turn the economy around. wbal-tv. >> you can watch that here on tv 11. >> the maryland unemployment insurance fund could get a much- needed overhaul. legislators need to make some changes by august of next year. the governor announced legislation that would extend benefits. without the chain, businesses could pay twice as much per employee in the fund. they will hear legislation tomorrow. and they will discuss the possibility of legalizing marijuana for medical use. it would allow it to be grown in a state facility in sold in a licensed facilities such as a pharmacy. they must be registered with the state. many legislators and have dealt with these medical issues. that brings us to our watercooler question of the day. do you support a bill that would legalize marijuana for medical use? email us your response to >> baltimore county police have charged three people with crue
Jan 25, 2010 5:00am EST
state in america arguably, massachusetts, the people are telling us, please don't pass this bill. >> the obama team heard a voter call to fix the economy, add jobs. >> not going to stop fighting until we add jobs for everybody. >> analysts skeptical. >> this president doesn't come easy to populism and it's not terribly convincing. but when you're in a panic, this is one of the things you do. i think they're in a panic right now. >> obama advisors deny panic or a message overhaul. >> in washington people look for signs, cues for their script to say, here's obama 2.0. this is obama -- this is the obama who ran for president. >> the president capped his -- tapped his 2008 campaign manager to come back and help democrats avoid more losses this fall. on the day of the president's state of the union republicans will be gathering in hawaii, the president's birthplace, to plot their own strategy for the mid-term elections. in washington, brook hart, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our "watercooler question of the day." do you think president obama needs to change his message in this week's
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